Good Friday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics today.
• In response to falling stock prices, President Trump declared that the Federal Reserve “has gone crazy” and “is going wild.” While markets are largely unaffected by the attacks, experts warn that a continued assault on the Fed could have long-lasting consequences. Read the story.
• Scrambling to protect their House majority ahead of the midterms, Republicans are abandoning weaker candidates and building a firewall around races they deem winnable. Read the story.
• “We don’t like it,” Mr. Trump said in an interview with Fox & Friends of the suspicion that Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, was lured to a Saudi Consulate in Turkey and killed. “I don’t like it. No good.” But he added that relations with the kingdom were “excellent.”
• United States lobbyists, financiers, high-tech executives and media figures are confronting the risk of doing business with Saudi Arabia over the allegations that its agents killed Mr. Khashoggi. Read the story.
• Prices for the most popular type of health insurance under the Affordable Care Act will drop slightly next year in the federal marketplace, after several years of rapid increases.
• More than 50,000 Georgia voter registrations were placed on a “pending” list ahead of the state’s…